Teaching the Literature Survey Course
Late in the lengthy, posthumously published essay, “The Education of the People,” D.H.
International Workshop / University of Mannheim, 14-15 June 2024
This conference takes its cue from the fact that various topical tendencies and events have refuelled interest in landscapes and the countryside in recent years, be it the climate crisis, the crisis of national identity in the context of the Brexit debate or reconsiderations of Britain’s colonial past. It aims at exploring the multi-layered interest in British and Irish landscapes in the 21st century, as writers and researchers alike critically engage with the ideologically charged notion of the countryside by re-reading and reconfiguring popular tropes.
In the winter of 2022, with the launch of ChatGPT and the pursuit of advancing Large Language Models, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning quickly appeared in the mainstream of the social, scientific, and artistic debate. While the use of AI in social and scientific development is widely accepted and advanced in art and creative work, the presence of AI is not so obvious and undisputed. Many artists reach for AI as a tool enabling them to accomplish their artistic intentions. At the same time, AI is not original and has already raised plagiarism and copyright problems within the context of the arts, including visual art.
Whether in bridging divides or leaping over them, contesting a binary or dismantling it, “trans(-)” linguistically registers changes of state as well as movements in time and space; it indexes communication or traffic that puts places, persons, and things in new relations to one another and, perhaps, to themselves.
Chapter proposals are invited for a volume on contemporary memory and literary studies edited by Dr. D. Sudha Rani ( VNRVJIET ), Dr. Rachel Irdaya Raj ( VNRVJIET ), Dr.Shashibhusan Nayak (GP Nayagarh).
The Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics is now accepting submissions for its forthcoming regular issue, Vol. 46, No. 3, Autumn 2023.
Manuscripts in MS Word (5,000–8,000 words) following the MLA style should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 August 2023.
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The Fantasy and Science Fiction area of Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) seeks papers for presentation at our virtual annual conference this fall from October 12-14, 2023.
The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association’s Race and Ethnicity area welcomes paper submissions from graduate students, faculty, collectors, writers, and independent researchers of popular culture. NEPCA’s 2023 fall virtual conference will be held October 12 – October 14, 2023, via Zoom. The deadline for proposals is August 1, 2023.
We encourage panel proposals, as well as, individual submissions.
Papers are generally 15-20 minutes in length. We also encourage works in progress, and informal presentations. The key expectations on presentations are that:
Aims and Scope of the Publication
Call for Papers: Symposium on "The Identity of Fictional Characters"
Dates: November 15-17, 2023
Location: University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
Submission Deadline: July 15, 2023
We are pleased to announce the Symposium on "The Identity of Fictional Characters" as part of the "International Comic Book Research Conference: Perspectives from Visual Culture." This symposium aims to delve into the nature of fictional characters, with a specific emphasis on exploring how the identity conditions of characters in visual media, such as comic books, differ from those in written works of fiction.
‘Feminism’ , according to the Oxford Dictionary , is defined as a “belief in and advocacy of
the political , economic and social equality of the sexes expressed especially through
organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests”. From the various
spheres of feminism , ‘feminine feminism’ has become a quite attractive topic ,
especially among women . It suggests women not to sacrifice her identity for the
patriarchal society , both physically and mentally , be powerful and strong . Though ,
it is a complex notion as femininity is a feeling and not a concrete thing , but it, at
the same time , also inspires to not to sacrifice the ‘girly’ features thus expected from
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference 2024
March 7-10, 2024
"Queering the Family: Exploring Non-Normative Family Figures in Literature, Arts, and the Media"
Call for papers, Whatever. A Transdisciplinary Journal of Queer Theories and Studies, 7 (Summer 2024), themed section
Serena Guarracino (Università dell’Aquila), Anna Chiara Corradino (Università di Pisa)
The lightning-fast pace of innovation in weak and strong AI, open AI, and natural language processing have jointly given rise to a developing need to reshuffle and refurbish most of our pedagogical and rhetorical practices. The growing use of GPT 3, Chat GPT, LaMDA, DELL E-2, Packback, and other AI-empowered algorithmic tools have pushed the field of rhetoric and composition to transform, giving rise to a grim scenario characterized by pedagogical emasculation, professional anxiety on the part of writing instructors and researchers in rhetoric and composition.
C19 2024 Panel CFP: “Endlessness”
Gendered Marginalities at the Border(s): Intersections, Hegemony and Resistance in Contemporary Asia
When we come together as queer, trans people, as feminist, dalit, adivasi, labour activists, as students collective members, labour union members, climate action group members, or as recluses hiding from the rest, magic happens. Entire worlds of possibilities sit within us, waiting for the thrill of some interaction, a trace of hope to channel them. They materialize in the strategies of our politics, together or alone, in the act that balances what we imagine and what is needed. Too often, it takes a few moments to even allow imagination to run wild – free-range wild, that too, not wild as in wilderness, as in orcas and mushrooms and such.
Prisons and Poetry (Seminar)
Northeast Modern Language Association 2024 - Boston, MA (March 7-10)
“It is hard,” writes incarcerated poet Etheridge Knight, “to make a poem in prison.” And yet, poetry has long been a major form of literary production in prisons around the world. From Oscar Wilde to Mahmoud Darwish, celebrated poets have reflected on experiences of incarceration in their work. In the context of the U.S. mass incarceration, poets such as Jimmy Santiago Baca and Reginald Dwayne Betts have risen to fame during or after their imprisonment. Poetry has also been an important element of writings by many political prisoners, such as Wole Soyinka, Assata Shakur, and Leonard Peltier.
Femspec, an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres, seeks creative submissions for its Fall issue.
We welcome poetry, art, memoir, drama and fiction. Please see our guidelines at https://www.femspec.org/submission-guidelines
Please note that Femspec asks submitters to subscribe to the journal to support its mission. Reduced rates are available.
Send questions about creative submissions to email@example.com.
We are updating The Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature (Ed. Alan Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple) to include authors and works that have been published or gained prominence since the original publication.
We welcome contributors to write biographical entries (500 words) on the following authors and works:
Jones, Stephen Graham.
Cynthia Leitich Smith
Fasthorse, Larissa. The Thanksgiving Play.
Hobson, Brandon. Where the Dead Sit Talking.
Orange, Tommy. There, There.
Bruchac, Joseph. Killer Enemies.
EH-EH: ERNEST HEMINGWAY AND EUSKAL HERRIA THE HEMINGWAY SOCIETY ANNOUNCES ITS CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE 20TH INTERNATIONAL HEMINGWAY CONFERENCE TO BE HELD JULY 14-20 2024 IN SAN SEBASTIÁN AND BILBAO, SPAIN.
Participants are invited to get to know the people, places, cuisine, and culture of contemporary Euskal Herria—the Basque Country as it is called in the Basque language. From the colorful depictions of the Navarrese Pyrenees in Hemingway’s first commercial success, The Sun Also Rises, to the characters at the Basque bar in the posthumously published Islands in the Stream, the Basque Country and its people made a lasting mark on Ernest Hemingway’s life and work.
South Asian Review: Special Issue on Bangladesh
In line with the upcoming Southeast Asian Media Studies Conference (SEAMSC 2024), we are calling for paper submissions related to the conference’s theme: “Interrogations of Media, Sustainability, Development and Power in ASEAN”.
Academic papers such as original research papers and case studies are welcome to be submitted as long as it is related to the diversified topics of the conference; namely,
a) Media and Sustainable Development Goals;
b) Power, Media and Democracy;
c) Media and Environmental Sustainability;
d) Digital Media and Development;
e) Media and Cultural Diversity.
Take note of the following dates:
Abstract submission deadline: August 31, 2023
Ranked in Tier 1 on the Thai Journal Citation Index, Thoughts is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, published biannually by Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Thoughts welcomes original manuscripts in the areas of English linguistics, English applied linguistics, ฺฺBritish and American literature, Literature in English translation, and translation studies. For more information, visit https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/thoughts/index
- The conference will take place at Syracuse University from 8-10 December 2023.
- Henry Luce Foundation
- Syracuse University
Criticism Towards The Portrayal of Women in George Orwell’s 1984
Research Question: How does George Orwell’s portrayal Julia and Katherine's contrasting attitudes reveal the ways they are oppressed and objectified as women in 1984?
Word Count: 3914
Table of Contents
Julia and Katherine’s contrasting attitudes……………………………………………….….….6-8
The Thread of Objectification………………………………………………...………….……9-14
Third-generation African and African-American writers are defined as those born within the 1960s and beyond whose literary outputs examine the social realities in their society. Adesanmi and Dunton observe that “one of the most distinctive features of “third-generation” texts is the absence of a more-or-less rooted, totalizing and over-determining historical“traditionalist center” around which narrative point of view, thematization, language, and structure are orientated” (15). Their themes are mostly shaped by the events and experiences of people within the period. Dalley Hamish believes that “third-generation literature are shaped around recent ambivalent spatiotemporal imaginaries that exceed the national-generational framework” (15).
This roundtable invites teachers/ scholars who have been incorporating African texts into their curriculum to discuss successful pedagogical strategies for teaching postmillennial African narratives. Many of these texts have continued to garner international attention by winning prestigious literary prizes. While there are several pedagogical texts on older-generation African texts, there is a dearth of resources focused on teaching these newer texts. Our goal as organizers of this roundtable is that these initial discussions will blossom into an edited volume on teaching postmillennial African narratives.
Verge will be sponsoring Global Asias panels and roundtables at the upcoming AAS and AAAS conferences. Our goal is to help generate and support work that straddles or otherwise navigates the differences and overlaps between Asian Studies, Asian American Studies, and Asian Diaspora Studies as intellectual formations and interdisciplines.